Pat Kraphrao (basil stir fry) is one of my go-to dishes to cook at home. Recent changes to the recipe is adding a bell pepper for color and reducing the amount of soy sauce. I now cook half a batch (of 4-5 servings) at a time to keep the wok manageable.
I only went to hangout at my chill neighborhood bar once on the June 12 reopening. They were doing bottles before. The owner said during the few weeks as a full bar it was pretty quiet. Guess their clientele are responsible people. Now they do take-out drinks poured from the tap.
judicious – an adjective that my first year engineering professor used so frequently which should describe any good engineer
An observation on the power of masks from my afternoon walk yesterday: Tried to blow an insect off my hand as usual and couldn’t; the mask slowed the air flow down. https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-07-14/evidence-mounts-that-masks-help-lower-your-exposure-to-the-coronavirus
Writing about my work from home experience 17 weeks in and having a hard time separating the other aspects of ‘quarantine life’. I guess that says something about work-life balance or just that my writing is rusty and I need to brain dump and edit.
I learned how to use Macromedia Freehand MX and Adobe Illustrator 10 in high school. Around the same time, professionals were using those applications to create transit maps. I used an emulator and some old files from work to create this screenshot approximating what it might look like back in 2003.
Had to return a few items at Amazon so I looped in a long walk in the time between buses.
Barrier is a nifty tool that extends your mouse and keyboard to other computers, like a seamless virtual KVM switch. Now I can control my MacBook like a second monitor from my iMac.
Thinking about my home office set up… Getting a second monitor and an arm for my iMac.
The new “Tomoe River paper” background color I sampled reminds me of the Solarized palette. So I borrowed some colors from it for the dark theme I added to the site.
Cleaning up my web host and trying out a few things with it like git remote repositories and hooks.
This is a note, a fragment of a spontaneous thought written down. Not necessarily limited to 280 characters but more freeform. And it’s editable to boot.
First dine-in meal since March 13, which was also ramen.